Category Archives: events

“Winter Wildlife on the Prairie” — Tomorrow at Midewin

The Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie in southern Will County, about 50 miles southwest of downtown Chicago, is the largest tallgrass prairie ecological restoration project east of the Mississippi River, and one of the great open space resources / biodiversity preserves … Continue reading

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2016 Lecture Series at Midewin Underway

The Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie in southern Will County, about 50 miles southwest of downtown Chicago, is the largest tallgrass prairie ecological restoration project east of the Mississippi River, and one of the great open space resources / biodiversity preserves … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Leadership Institute Applications Available

This semester the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) is launching its Roosevelt Leadership Institute, an eight week seminar series aimed at teaching students how to be better leaders using the social-change model of leadership. Meetings will take place on Fridays from … Continue reading

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Become LEED Accredited: LEED Green Associate Training Sessions Feb. 4th & 6th

LEED Green Associate Training Two one-time study courses are being offered in Chicago next week. Reduced rate for full-time students! Thursday, February 4th, 2016 – 6:00PM to 10:00PM University of Illinois – Student Center East (SCE) – Room 610 – 6th floor … Continue reading

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RU’s Community Service Week Events Planned for Jan. 25-29

Join RU’s Center for Student Involvement next week for Community Service Week. Several campus events are scheduled: Monday, Jan. 25 – Guest Speaker: Sol Flores (pictured at right), founding executive director of La Casa Norte. 2 p.m. in Wabash 418. Tuesday, Jan. … Continue reading

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Living Resources Event: Business Solutions to Food Security Challenges in Chicago December 8th

“Living Resources” Tuesday, December 8th, 2015, 5:30pm to 7:30pm Union League Club 65 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604 Hosted by Mariah Barrett and John Steven Bianucci RSVP at Eventbrite A free event and networking opportunity Join John Steven Bianucci, Director of … Continue reading

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Fall 2015 SUST Student Symposium: Glaciers in Iceland, Sustainability in Chicago

This past week, the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University hosted its biannual symposium of student research in RU’s LEED Gold-certified Wabash Building at 425 S. Wabash Ave. in downtown Chicago (room WB 1015). Three seniors in Roosevelt’s SUST program shared their recent internship, study … Continue reading

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